Global Fund Grant Jobs – Data Manager – NTLP at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of
Health
Funding Source: Global Fund
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Government
of the Republic of Uganda under the Ministry of Health has received funding
from the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to support
among other things recruitment of key staff to assist in improvement of the
Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) grant performance. The goals of the Health
Systems Strengthening grant are to:
·        
Strengthen the Procurement and Supply Management
(PSM) system
·        
Support improvements in the Management Information
Systems and Monitoring and          
·        
Support community involvement in the delivery of
health services
Additionally,
the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP) is under the department of the
National Disease Control (NDC) in the Ministry of Health. NTLP’s overall
functions are to establish country wide quality diagnosis and treatment
services for TB and Leprosy and to coordinate the implementation of TB and
Leprosy control activities. Under the National Program is a National TB
Reference Laboratory whose functions are; to provide technical guidance to all
TB diagnostic facilities and standardization of Laboratory TB and Leprosy provide
technical supervision and training of laboratory staff on TB and Leprosy
Diagnosis Techniques, Confirmation of drug resistant TB and provide follow up
culture and drug susceptible tests as a national referral facility. It also
supports coordinated drug resistant TB surveillance and technical support roll
out of new laboratory technologies and support their uptake and utilization. It
also carries out operational research activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Update and keep NTLP database on TB and Leprosy.
·        
Receive, Enter, Analyze and generate quarterly
feedback reports on TB, TB/HIV and Leprosy
·        
Offer timely feedback to the National Program team and
TB/leprosy regional officers
·        
Steer integrating TB /Leprosy reporting system into
DHIS 2
·        
Prepare and submit Quarterly Progress updates for
sharing in the National performance review meetings and TB /Leprosy Stakeholder
meetings to support the M&E data need for MOH and funder reporting
·        
The Data Manager will render support in M&E in
Coordinating any update in Reporting and recording tools to suit needs and
required standards
·        
Periodically collect relevant performance related
information and reports for the program from different partners to support
National program performance and updates
·        
Support data analysis management activities in
Program operational research activities
·        
Assist the M&E Officer in compiling quarterly
biannual and annual reports
·        
Support and participate in data audit and quality
activities of the program
·        
Responsible for proper safe keeping and archiving of
the program data while following the right channels of authorization before
sharing any data
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a basic
degree in Statistics or MBChB or Nursing
·        
Possession of a Master’s degree in Biostatistics or
Epidemiology.
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in a recognized
national or sub-national organization Competent in STATA, Epi-info, Epidata and
Excel
·        
Familiarity with the current HMIS tools
·        
Practical experience in data abstraction, analysis
and report writing.
·        
Excellent communication skills
·        
Additional skills in proposal writing an added
advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications addressed
to the Permanent Secretary, MOH to the address below;
Ministry of
Health,
Plot 6 Lourdel
Road, Room D213, Block D, 2nd Floor.
P.O. Box 7272,
Kampala,
Kampala.
Uganda.
Deadline: 11th September 2015.
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